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10 GIFs That Totally Summarize Recital Season

Recital season is officially upon us—and yep, we're all stressed! Between academic finals and final rehearsals, we basically have no free time. But we know the craziness will all be worth it once we get up on that stage. Here are 10 GIFs that totally sum up what it's like to survive recital season.


When You Find Out You're Going to Be in Eight Numbers

When Your Chemistry Teacher Announces a Huge Final Project—Due on Opening Night

When You're Running on Zero Sleep But Have to Go Straight from School to Rehearsal

When You Get to Rehearsal and Realize You Grabbed Your School Bag, Not Your Dance Bag

When You and Your Friend FINALLY Get That Turn Sequence Perfectly in Sync in Rehearsal

When It's Showtime and You Realize All Your Friends and Family Are in the Audience

When You Hear That First Bar of the Music

When You Nail Your 30-Second Quick Change

When You Forget Part of the Choreo But Then Recover Like a Total Pro

When the Show's Over and You Feel Like the Superstar You Are

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